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PENNSYLVANIA MILITARY MUSEUM

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51 Boal Ave
Boalsburg, 16827
814-466-6263 www.pamilmuseum.org

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March 2018
$4 - $6

Charter Day Film Fest @ PA Military Museum

March 10 @ 10:30 am - 5:00 pm
PENNSYLVANIA MILITARY MUSEUM, 51 Boal Ave
Boalsburg, 16827
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March 10 – CHARTER DAY WEEKEND - King Charles II granted a Charter to William Penn in 1681 which founded “Penn’s Woods.” We commemorate this event with a Film Festival on Saturday 3/10 featuring Frank Capra’s “Why We Fight” series on World War II beginning at 10:30.

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Charter Day Weekend

March 10 @ 10:30 am - 4:00 pm
PENNSYLVANIA MILITARY MUSEUM, 51 Boal Ave
Boalsburg, 16827
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King Charles II granted a Charter to William Penn in 1681 which founded “Penn’s Woods.” We commemorate this event with a Film on Saturday 3/10 featuring Frank Capra’s “Why We Fight” series on World War II beginning at 10:30 and Free Admission on Sunday beginning at noon.

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Charter Day Weekend

March 11 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
PENNSYLVANIA MILITARY MUSEUM, 51 Boal Ave
Boalsburg, 16827
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Free Admission to the Pennsylvania Military Museum on Sunday beginning at noon.

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Free

Charter Day Free Admission

March 11 @ 12:30 pm - 5:00 pm
PENNSYLVANIA MILITARY MUSEUM, 51 Boal Ave
Boalsburg, 16827
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March 10/11 – CHARTER DAY - King Charles II granted a Charter to William Penn in 1681 which founded “Penn’s Woods.” We commemorate this event with Free Admission on Sunday beginning at noon.

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Free

DOCUMENTARY: “You Enter Germany – Bloody Huertgen and the Siegfried Line”

March 17 @ 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
PENNSYLVANIA MILITARY MUSEUM, 51 Boal Ave
Boalsburg, 16827
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March 17 – DOCUMENTARY: “You Enter Germany – Bloody Huertgen and the Siegfried Line” Between September 1944 and February 1945 thirteen U.S. Army divisions fought for control of a 50 square mile area of dense forest along the German border. It was the longest single battle in American history and largest defeat of the U.S. Army in Europe. This 2007 German production tells that story with veteran’s interviews and archival footage. (104 minutes). Donation Requested – 1:30 p.m.

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$15.00

Exploring the Armor

March 25 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
PENNSYLVANIA MILITARY MUSEUM, 51 Boal Ave
Boalsburg, 16827
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EXPLORING THE ARMOR” - Take a private history tour of the outside tracked vehicles including a look inside the crew compartments. Tour begins in the museum theatre. Seating is limited; Reservations required. 2:00 p.m. The tour typically lasts two hours Admission To Event: $15.00 ($5.00 with museum membership) Email pmmfriendsbusmgr@gmail.com for reservations.

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$15

Tour – Exploring the Armor

March 25 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
PENNSYLVANIA MILITARY MUSEUM, 51 Boal Ave
Boalsburg, 16827
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March 25 – “EXPLORING THE ARMOR” - Take a private history tour of the outside tracked vehicles including a look inside the crew compartments. Tour begins in the museum theatre. Seating is limited; Reservations required. 2:00 p.m. The tour typically lasts two hours Admission To Event: $15.00 ($5.00 with museum membership) Email pmmfriendsbusmgr@gmail.com for reservations.

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April 2018
$4 - $6

KIDS DAY: Dress Up and Discover!!

April 7 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
PENNSYLVANIA MILITARY MUSEUM, 51 Boal Ave
Boalsburg, 16827
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April 07 - “KIDS DAY: Dress Up and Discover!!” - Kids of all ages get to try on the field gear and head gear from the museum education collection. Visit education stations in the galleries for more fun discoveries throughout the day. Regular Admission Rates Apply; 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

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Admission fee required for talks

The Great War Remembered: World War One

April 14 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every 2 days that begins at 10:00am, repeating until April 15, 2018

PENNSYLVANIA MILITARY MUSEUM, 51 Boal Ave
Boalsburg, 16827
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April 14 & 15 – “The Great War Remembered” – This year marks the 100th anniversary of American combat troops fighting in France and the end of the First World War. This weekend remembers that time with lectures, film and living history encampment that demonstrates life on the Western Front. SATURDAY Lectures – 10:30 Collier’s Photo History of the European War; 1:30 The Tank in World War I: From Desperation to Dominance; SUNDAY Film 1:30 – “TBD”

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May 2018
$25

REGISTRATION: Boot Camp Prep Class

May 4 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00am on Sunday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until June 22, 2018

PENNSYLVANIA MILITARY MUSEUM, 51 Boal Ave
Boalsburg, 16827
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June 23 – BOOT CAMP PREP CLASS – Group instruction in close order drill, military etiquette and history of the 28th Infantry Division Shrine designed as an educational adjunct for those enrolling in the AUGUST Boot Camp for Kids. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Lunch provided. $25 per person. Reservations required. Email pmmfriendsbusmgr@gmail.com

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Free

Civil War Drill & Recruitment Drive

May 5 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
PENNSYLVANIA MILITARY MUSEUM, 51 Boal Ave
Boalsburg, 16827
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May 05 – BATTERY B DRILL EXERCISE – The Civil War re-enactment group of the 3rd Pennsylvania Volunteers encamp on the grounds demonstrating the loading and firing of artillery pieces during their annual safety training and recruitment drive. Interested persons of all ages are invited to enlist. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

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$40

REGISTRATION: Boot Camp for Kids

May 11 @ 8:00 am - July 19 @ 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00am on Sunday, Friday and Saturday, repeating indefinitely

PENNSYLVANIA MILITARY MUSEUM, 51 Boal Ave
Boalsburg, 16827
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August 04 – BOOT CAMP for KIDS – A summer day camp of military instruction designed for children ages 08 to 13. Participants are assigned to platoons attending to three training stations staffed by prior service soldiers, sailors, airmen and Marines. A t-shirt, boonie hat and lunch of Meals-Ready-to-Eat are provided. Pre-registration and program fee of $40 required. Reservations required. Email pmmfriendsbusmgr@gmail.com Registration deadline JULY 19, 2018.

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A Celebration of Service

May 20 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
PENNSYLVANIA MILITARY MUSEUM, 51 Boal Ave
Boalsburg, 16827
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A CELEBRATION OF SERVICE: HONORING PENNSYLVANIA VETERANS” – U.S. Army reunion and memorial service sponsored by the Pennsylvania National Guard commemorating the Pennsylvanian Citizen Soldier with a military band concert and equipment displays. Ceremony begins at 12:30 p.m.

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Free

A CELEBRATION OF SERVICE: HONORING PENNSYLVANIA VETERANS

May 20 @ 12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
PENNSYLVANIA MILITARY MUSEUM, 51 Boal Ave
Boalsburg, 16827
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May 20 – “A CELEBRATION OF SERVICE: HONORING PENNSYLVANIA VETERANS” – U.S. Army reunion and memorial service sponsored by the Pennsylvania National Guard commemorating the Pennsylvanian Citizen Soldier with a military band concert and equipment displays. Ceremony begins at 12:30 p.m.

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$$ Donation requested

WORLD WAR II REVISITED Living History Bivouac

May 26 - May 27
PENNSYLVANIA MILITARY MUSEUM, 51 Boal Ave
Boalsburg, 16827
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May 26 & 27 – “WORLD WAR II REVISITED Living History Bivouac” – Axis and Allied living historians encamp on the grounds portraying field life in the European Theater of Operations, 1944-45. A short history of the war begins at 12:45 p.m. immediately followed by a tactical demonstration against German opposition. Bivouac open to the public 10:00 a.m. till 4:00 p.m. Musical entertainment at 2:30 on both days. Donation requested.

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World War II Revisited

May 26 @ 10:00 am - May 27 @ 4:00 pm
PENNSYLVANIA MILITARY MUSEUM, 51 Boal Ave
Boalsburg, 16827
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“WORLD WAR II REVISITED Living History Bivouac” – Axis and Allied living historians encamp on the grounds portraying field life in the European Theater of Operations, 1944-45. A short history of the war begins at 12:45 p.m. immediately followed by a tactical demonstration against German opposition. Bivouac open to the public 10:00 a.m. till 4:00 p.m. Musical entertainment at 2:30 on both days. Donation requested.

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$5

Memorial Day Car Show

May 28 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
PENNSYLVANIA MILITARY MUSEUM, 51 Boal Ave
Boalsburg, 16827
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May 28 – ALLEGHENY MOUNTAIN REGION A.A.C.A. CAR SHOW- Regional Antique Automobile Club of America Chapter’s annual summer season kickoff event featuring many pre-war through modern classics on display throughout the grounds of the 28th Division Shrine Complex/PA Military Museum; $5 for on-site parking. 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. *Annual

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June 2018
$15.00

Exploring the Armor

June 2 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
PENNSYLVANIA MILITARY MUSEUM, 51 Boal Ave
Boalsburg, 16827
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EXPLORING THE ARMOR” - Take a private history tour of the outside tracked vehicles including a look inside the crew compartments. Tour begins in the museum theatre. Seating is limited; Reservations required. 2:00 p.m. The tour typically lasts two hours Admission To Event: $15.00 ($5.00 with museum membership) Email pmmfriendsbusmgr@gmail.com for reservations.

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$15

Tour – Exploring the Armor

June 2 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
PENNSYLVANIA MILITARY MUSEUM, 51 Boal Ave
Boalsburg, 16827
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June 02 – “EXPLORING THE ARMOR” - Take a private history tour of the outside tracked vehicles including a look inside the crew compartments. Tour begins in the museum theatre. Seating is limited; Reservations required. 2:00 p.m. The tour typically lasts two hours Admission To Event: $15.00 ($5.00 with museum membership) Email pmmfriendsbusmgr@gmail.com for reservations.

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$$ Donation requested

Winnie the Pooh in World War One

June 9 @ 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
PENNSYLVANIA MILITARY MUSEUM, 51 Boal Ave
Boalsburg, 16827
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June 09 – LECTURE/MOVIE “The Bear that Inspired Winnie the Pooh” – Adopted by a Canadian Regimental Veterinarian before being shipped to England for service in World War One, this presentation and movie tells the story of the real bear at the London Zoo that inspired the author A.A. Milne. Donations encouraged for admission. 1:30 p.m.

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Flag Day Celebration

June 14 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
PENNSYLVANIA MILITARY MUSEUM, 51 Boal Ave
Boalsburg, 16827
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FLAG DAY CELEBRATION – The State College Elks and local veteran’s organizations host a joint Flag Day and flag retirement ceremony on the grounds of the 28th Infantry Division Shrine. 6:00 p.m. 28th Division Shrine parade grounds.

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Buzz Cut Saturday

June 16 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
PENNSYLVANIA MILITARY MUSEUM, 51 Boal Ave
Boalsburg, 16827
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BUZZ CUT SATURDAY” - Commemorate the beginning of summer with a traditional boot camp haircut. Donation accepted or free with admission. 10 to 3 p.m.

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$4 - $6

BUZZ CUT SATURDAY

June 16 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
PENNSYLVANIA MILITARY MUSEUM, 51 Boal Ave
Boalsburg, 16827
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June 16 – “BUZZ CUT SATURDAY” - Commemorate the beginning of summer with a traditional boot camp haircut. Donation accepted or free with admission. 10 to 3 p.m.

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$25

Boot Camp Prep Class

June 23 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
PENNSYLVANIA MILITARY MUSEUM, 51 Boal Ave
Boalsburg, 16827
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Group instruction in close order drill, military etiquette and history of the 28th Infantry Division Shrine designed as an educational adjunct for those enrolling in the AUGUST Boot Camp for Kids. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Lunch provided. $25 per person. Reservations required. Email pmmfriendsbusmgr@gmail.com

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July 2018
$4.00 - $6.00

Kids Day

July 4 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
PENNSYLVANIA MILITARY MUSEUM, 51 Boal Ave
Boalsburg, 16827
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KIDS DAY: Dress Up and Discover!!” - Kids of all ages get to wear combat gear and helmets from the museum education collection. Pose for pictures behind the wheel of an authentic Jeep! Regular Admission Rates Apply; 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

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$4 - $6

KIDS DAY: Dress Up and Discover!!

July 4 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
PENNSYLVANIA MILITARY MUSEUM, 51 Boal Ave
Boalsburg, 16827
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July 04 – “KIDS DAY: Dress Up and Discover!!” - Kids of all ages get to wear combat gear and helmets from the museum education collection. Pose for pictures behind the wheel of an authentic Jeep! Regular Admission Rates Apply; 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

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$5

PEOPLE’S CHOICE FESTIVAL OF PENNSYLVANIA ARTS

July 12 - July 15
PENNSYLVANIA MILITARY MUSEUM, 51 Boal Ave
Boalsburg, 16827
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July 12 to 15 – - Annual arts and crafts festival features the best of Central Pennsylvania’s artisans with food, fun and family entertainment in a park-like setting. Visit www.peopleschoicefestival.com for more information. $5.00 for onsite parking.

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$$ Donation requested

VIETNAM Revisited Living History Combat Bivouac

July 21 @ 10:00 am - July 22 @ 4:30 pm
PENNSYLVANIA MILITARY MUSEUM, 51 Boal Ave
Boalsburg, 16827
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July 21 & 22 – “VIETNAM Revisited Living History Combat Bivouac” – Living historians bivouac (encampment) on the grounds of the Pennsylvania Military Museum portraying the combat soldier of the Vietnam era in Southeast Asia. Daily programs include accompanying squads on Recon Patrols and a tactical patrol ambush demonstration at 1:30 p.m. Bivouac opens at 10 a.m.

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August 2018
$40.00

Bot Camp for Kids

August 4 @ 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
PENNSYLVANIA MILITARY MUSEUM, 51 Boal Ave
Boalsburg, 16827
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BOOT CAMP for KIDS – A summer day camp of military instruction designed for children ages 08 to 13. Participants are assigned to platoons attending to three training stations staffed by prior service soldiers, sailors, airmen and Marines. A t-shirt, boonie hat and lunch of Meals-Ready-to-Eat are provided. Pre-registration and program fee of $40 required. Registration deadline JULY 19, 2018. Register at www.pamilmuseum.org

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September 2018
$4 - $6

OPEN Labor Day

September 3 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
PENNSYLVANIA MILITARY MUSEUM, 51 Boal Ave
Boalsburg, 16827
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September 03 – OPEN Labor Day. Guided Tours at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m.

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$$ Donation requested

Then & NOW Living History Encampment/Bivouac

September 8 - September 9
PENNSYLVANIA MILITARY MUSEUM, 51 Boal Ave
Boalsburg, 16827
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September 08 & 09 – “Then & NOW Living History Encampment/Bivouac” – Visit this Living History Time Line of Uniforms and Equipment from the 18th through 21st centuries on the grounds of the Pennsylvania Military Museum. Battle dress uniform show and weapons demonstrations begin at 1:00 p.m. each day. 10 a.m. till 4 p.m.

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Then & Now

September 8 @ 10:00 am - September 9 @ 4:00 pm
PENNSYLVANIA MILITARY MUSEUM, 51 Boal Ave
Boalsburg, 16827
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Then & NOW Living History Encampment/Bivouac” – Visit this Living History Time Line of Uniforms and Equipment from the 18th through 21st centuries on the grounds of the Pennsylvania Military Museum. Battle dress uniform show and weapons demonstrations begin at 1:00 p.m. each day. 10 a.m. till 4 p.m.

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$15

Exploring the Armor

September 23 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
PENNSYLVANIA MILITARY MUSEUM, 51 Boal Ave
Boalsburg, 16827
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EXPLORING THE ARMOR” - Take a private history tour of the outside tracked vehicles including a look inside the crew compartments. Tour begins in the museum theatre. Seating is limited; Reservations required. 2:00 p.m. The tour typically lasts two hours Admission To Event: $15.00 ($5.00 with museum membership) Email pmmfriendsbusmgr@gmail.com for reservations.

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$15

Tour – Exploring the Armor

September 23 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
PENNSYLVANIA MILITARY MUSEUM, 51 Boal Ave
Boalsburg, 16827
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September 23 – “EXPLORING THE ARMOR” - Take a private history tour of the outside tracked vehicles including a look inside the crew compartments. Tour begins in the museum theatre. Seating is limited; Reservations required. 2:00 p.m. The tour typically lasts two hours Admission To Event: $15.00 ($5.00 with museum membership) Email pmmfriendsbusmgr@gmail.com for reservations.

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November 2018
$4 - $6

OPEN Veteran’s Day

November 11 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
PENNSYLVANIA MILITARY MUSEUM, 51 Boal Ave
Boalsburg, 16827
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November 11 – OPEN Veteran’s Day 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. Free Admission for veterans and their family members.

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$4.00 - $6.00

Kids Day

November 17 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
PENNSYLVANIA MILITARY MUSEUM, 51 Boal Ave
Boalsburg, 16827
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KIDS DAY: Dress Up and Discover!!” - Kids of all ages get to try on the field gear and head gear from the museum education collection. Visit education stations in the galleries for more fun discoveries throughout the day. Regular Admission Rates Apply; 10:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.

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$4 - $6

KIDS DAY: Dress Up and Discover!!

November 17 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
PENNSYLVANIA MILITARY MUSEUM, 51 Boal Ave
Boalsburg, 16827
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November 17 – “KIDS DAY: Dress Up and Discover!!” - Kids of all ages get to try on the field gear and head gear from the museum education collection. Visit education stations in the galleries for more fun discoveries throughout the day. Regular Admission Rates Apply; 10:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.

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December 2018

Pearl Harbor Remembrance

December 7 @ 12:45 pm - 1:30 pm
PENNSYLVANIA MILITARY MUSEUM, 51 Boal Ave
Boalsburg, 16827
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Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day Tribute: Seventy-seven years ago on December 7th, the US Pacific Fleet at Hawaii was attacked by aircraft from the Imperial Japanese Navy. America was at war. The tribute is held beneath the guns of the battleship USS PENNSYLVANIA which was a witness to that attack.12:45 p.m. There will also be guided tours and light refreshments.

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Free

Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day Tribute

December 7 @ 12:45 pm - 1:00 pm
PENNSYLVANIA MILITARY MUSEUM, 51 Boal Ave
Boalsburg, 16827
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December 07 – Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day Tribute: Seventy-seven years ago on December 7th, the US Pacific Fleet at Hawaii was attacked by aircraft from the Imperial Japanese Navy. America was at war. The tribute is held beneath the guns of the battleship USS PENNSYLVANIA that was a witness to that attack.12:45 p.m. Guided tours and light refreshments provided.

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